After 28 years and a strength of 46.85% vol. the alcohol in the nosing is still clearly noticeable. There are also caramel notes of vanilla. Fruit comes in the form of fresh orange soda and is not very pronounced.
The alcohol is also clearly present in the taste. Then comes the vanilla here too, a bit of paint thinner, but it disappears again. Vanilla and caramel, light sweetness and strong alcohol are decisive.
Vanilla fudge stays in the mouth. Wood is hardly present.
The whiskey is tasty and the sweet, caramelized vanilla is also delicious. On the positive side, what this whiskey isn't is: it's not musty woody, it's not overly sugary sweet, it doesn't have too many solvents, and even the alcohol is strong but not too pungent. He's delicious. But he's not really good either. But it was nice to drink a sample from a defunct Edinburgh grain distillery. Somehow good - but also simply ...